GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF WASTE PICKERS
GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF
WASTE PICKERS
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Otu Obi Organization

Aba, Abia State, Nigeria

Primary information

Year formed
2007
Formally registered
No
Language
English, Igbo
Number of members
50
Type of members
Waste picker support organization
Occupation of members
Waste pickers
Type of Organization
Self-help group
Organizational Reach
Local
Workplace of members
Door to door, Sorting center, Street
Organization Structure
Women leaders, Secretary
Objectives
Keep local area clean, improve quality of life, work security
Funding
Self funded
Internal elections
Every 2 years
Women composition
80,0%

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Benefits

Member benefits
Clean & healthy environment, Training & advocacy
Safety & Technology
No

Services

Types of materials
Biodegradable waste, Paper and cardboard, Plastics
Activities
Street sweeping

Complementary Information

Information source
Africa 2012 11/01/2012

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